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Newsmaker: Paula Sammarone Turocy

| Tuesday, April 2, 2013, 12:01 a.m.
Dr. Paula Turocy.

Paula Sammarone Turocy

Noteworthy: Received the Caruthers Service Award from the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education in January.

Residence: Bethel Park

Family: Husband, Regis; daughters Kirsten and Lauren, son Regis.

Age: 52

Occupation: Associate professor and chair of athletic training at Duquesne University's Rangos School of Health Sciences.

Education: Doctorate in education from University of Virginia, 1994; master's in sports medicine from Michigan State University, 1984; bachelor's degree in athletic training and health and physical education from West Chester University of Pennsylvania, 1982.

Background: Member of the Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers' Society Hall of Fame; listed in Who's Who in American Education, 1999-2008 and 1995.

Quote: “We were one of the first universities in the country to put athletic training in a school of health sciences (in 1992).”

— Thomas Olson

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